Dec. 19 2014
I. I chose to investigate cloning. I am familiar with Dolly the cloned lab.
II.I chose cloning because I would like to know more about this topic. One day i would like to clone myself. It would be nice to know how it works and the processes that come with it. Many people have told me it is a interesting topic to learn about. Hopefully it will be legal to clone humans in the future.
III. In the 10th grade my teacher taught us a little about cloning. I know that Dolly was the first mammal to be cloned. There are many processes to cloning and sometimes it will not be successful. I have also read a book based on cloning.
IV. Cite each source then write at least 2 paragraphs about the source (total of 3 sources)
"Cloning Fact Sheet." Cloning Fact Sheet. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Dec. 2014.
Cloning is describes various processes that can can be utilized to provide identical duplicates of a biological substance. The material or object is referred to a clone. However, clones can occur naturally. A few plants and single-celled creatures produce identical offspring, through asexual reproduction. Natural clones otherwise known as identical twins happen in humans and mammals. They are produced when a fertilized egg splits, making more embryos. There are three different types of artificial cloning: gene cloning, reproductive cloning and therapeutic cloning.
Scientists usually use cloning techniques. The method consists of putting a gene from one creature into a carrier called the vector. Vectors contain bacteria, yeast cells, viruses, and plasmids. Then the vector is placed into conditions that help it multiply. This results in the gene to be copied multiple times. Sometimes the clones do not look the same. Even though the have the same genes, the surroundings play a huge part on how the creature turns out.
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